Altitude presents one of the world’s most extreme environments. The high mountains have enticed adventurists for many years and more recently athletes have begun to complete events in the elements to push their limits and reach new heights… Read more.
Most ultra-runners have resigned themselves to the fact that there are no shortcuts in this endurance sport. The quickest route to getting faster, stronger and more efficient is to put the hard work in. But what if there were legitimate gains to be made not out on the trails… Read more.
Check out the below for the results of our Ultra X Sri Lanka 2019 competitor survey. For anyone expecting training for an ultra to result in having to give up any social life, re-imagine your weekly routine to fit in hundreds of miles and generally making massive sacrifices this may well surprise you… Read more.
Nutrition and Hydration
One week today, Ultra X Jordan 2019 competitors will be tackling the long day, a mid-week 70km battle with the sand, the heat, and themselves. For an insight into how they’ll be feeling before setting off, check out the following memoir from one of last year’s competitors… Read more.
Taking on an inaugural event always represents a massive opportunity. A new race in a new country will never be easy, competitors do not know exactly what to expect, nor how to prepare for the climate and terrain. A new race means they are not able to learn from the advice of previous runners… Read more.
This April, Ultra X are delighted to have Marcus Smith, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, extreme athlete and coach, racing in Sri Lanka… Read more. Marcus recently ran 30 marathons in 30 days as part of Dubai’s 30*30 fitness challenge. Ultra X caught up with Marcus on his story.
Anna completed Ultra X Jordan 2019 having signed down with her boyfriend James in July (the race is the first week of October). We caught up with Anna, who has recently committed to Ultra X Mexico as her 2020 challenge, to discuss how she managed it… Read more.
We are delighted to announce that for the 2020 Edition of the race we are partnering with Sri Lankan Airlines!… Read more.
Read about the Ultra X Elite Team setting some records on the John Muir Way…
One of our core aims at Ultra X is to establish a strong community of like-minded individuals and there aren’t many better ways to foster a sense of connection than by running through the day and night with friends (and rivals!), traversing an entire country along breathtaking terrain on minimal sleep… Read more.
Our events are for everyone and once again we have a diverse range of participants taking part, from first-timers and mid-packers, to seasoned endurance athletes and pro ultra runners. We asked five of the athletes/heroes competing in the inaugural race about their motivations for taking on this epic challenge. Check out what they had to say… Read more.
Ultra X Jordan 2019 was the second of our qualifying events and it was another unforgettable week in the desert. It was one of the closest races we’ve ever had, with the podium positions and age group qualifying slots being hotly contested all week… Read more.
Creating challenges to push the mind and the body is in our DNA and as such when TRIBE approached us back in November 2018 with the suggestion to collaborate to create the third instalment of the Run for Love saga we jumped at the chance… Read more.
Ultra X here are looking at all events under the ultra marathon category: single stage, multi stage, 100 mile and more, to consider which are the best ultra marathons in the world in 2020 and which events need to be on every runners ultimate bucket list… Read more.
This weekend it’s the National Running Show at Birmingham’s NEC and we’ll be there in force. Expect epic competitions, meet and greet opportunities with your favourite athletes, a chance to travel to 4,000m altitude, lots of exciting giveaways and heaps of stash… Read more.
We not only bring you the best races in the world, we now bring you the best camps to prepare for them. We’re super excited to announce our first multi-stage endurance camp run in association with our partners in Dubai InnerFight… Read more.
It’s easy to get excited about organizing events when you travel to some of the places that we do. The Copper Canyons in Chihuahua has gone beyond the norm… Read more.